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Dominican Republic Demographic and Health Survey - 2013

Data Source
  • Dominican Republic
  • Latin America & Caribbean

Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) are nationally representative household surveys that provide data for a wide range of monitoring and impact evaluation indicators in the areas of population, health, and nutrition.

Study Website
Adolescents: 10,000+
  • Females and Males
Age Range:
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
Study Design:
  • Observational
Type of Data:
  • Cross-sectional
Time Period: 2013; 2007; 2002; 1999; 1996; 1991; 1986
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative
Investigators: Consejo Nacional de Poblaci贸n y Familia; Institute for Resource Development; Instituto de Estudios de Poblaci贸n y Desarrollo, PROFAMILIA; Oficina Nacional de Planificaci贸n (ONAPLAN); IRD/Macro International; Centro de Estudios Sociales y Demogr谩ficos (CESDEM); Asociaci贸n Dominicana por Bienestar de la Familia (PROFAMILIA); Macro International; Comisi贸n Ejecutiva para la Reforma del Sector Salud (CERSS); Consejo Presidencial del SIDA (COPRESIDA)
Funders: USAID; Inter-American Development Bank; World Bank; UNICEF; Programa lntegrado de Salud en el Suroeste, Secretar铆a de Estado de Salud P煤blica y Asistencia Social (PRISA/SESPAS); Instituto Nacional de Formaci贸n T茅cnico Profesional (INFOTEP); Global Fund; U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); U.S. President鈥檚 Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
  • Demographic and Health Surveys
Notes: Investigators/organizations vary across survey rounds. Not all funders provided funding for all survey rounds. Age range varies across survey rounds. Age range taken from most recent survey. Males are included in the 1999, 2002, 2007 and 2013 survey rounds only. Number of adolescents is summed across all survey rounds.
Demographic Characteristics - Urban and Rural;
Economics - Employment;
Education - Grade attainment/attendance, Learning;
Family/Household Structure;
Gender Attitudes/Beliefs - Endorsement of violence against women, Gender role beliefs;
Health Care Access and Utilization;
HIV/AIDS and STIs - Knowledge, Testing;
Migration and Mobility;
Physical Health - Nutrition, Self-reported health;
Reproductive Health - Family planning/contraception, Fertility, Sexual behavior;
Time Use;
Tobacco/Alcohol/Drug Use;
Violence - Emotional/psychological violence, Physical violence, Sexual violence;